A Principal Executive Officer II on Grade Level 10, with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Anambra State, Duruocha Osita Joel, earlier declared missing has been found dead and dumped by the roadside.
A statement today, September 30, by the INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, said that Duruocha’s dead body was found along Isu-Aniocha-Urum road in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State, “where unknown persons dumped him.”
The statement said that the Commission’s Administrative Secretary in Anambra State, Okwuonu Jude, had reported the disappearance of the deceased on September 28.
It said that the same Administrative Secretary reported the finding of the dead body the following day, September 29, saying that other staff members of the Commission, Duruocha’s brother and the Police have evacuated the body and deposited same in the morgue.
The Police and other security agencies are said to have commenced an investigation to determine the circumstances that led to Duruocha’s disappearance and eventual death.